Ipswich close on Berra deal

Sky Sports understands Ipswich Town are close to signing former Wolves central-defender Christophe Berra.

Last Updated: 20/07/13 at 18:34 Post Comment    Bet with SkyBet  Championship Promotion 13/14 Promotion: Ipswich 12/1

Christophe Berra: Close to joining Ipswich

Christophe Berra: Close to joining Ipswich

Talks are thought to be at an advanced stage between both parties and Berra is expected to undergo a medical at Portman Road over the weekend.

Scotland international Berra is available on a free transfer after leaving Wolves earlier this summer.

A host of clubs have been linked with moves for Berra, but Ipswich boss Mick McCarthy has moved quickly to lure the 28-year-old to Ipswich.

McCarthy is a big admirer of Berra having signed and worked with him during his time in charge at Wolves and sees him as a key addition to his plans for the new season.

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